The Rule of Thirds: a consultation scaffold for medical students and trainees

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Consultation theory contains a wealth of useful suggestions but it can seem overwhelming to the novice. The Rule of Thirds describes a consistent consultation scaffold, which aids the teaching of respected consultation models and facilitates formation of individual consultation style. It is useful for medical students and trainees, particularly GP Specialty Trainees.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
JournalEducation for Primary Care
Early online date12 Jun 2018
Publication statusPublished - 2018